| Sep 4, 2012
| 7:28 PM
Holding the Purple Heart he received Tuesday, Gene Mayer said, “It took 46 years to get here.”
U.S. Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett’s office helped Mayer, 71, of Hagerstown, get nine medals he earned through military service.
| Sep 15, 2012
The emailed rejection came as no surprise to Bill Skibinski, though the Abingdon resident believed he was more than qualified for the entry-level job he'd applied for online.
After spending two years seeking full-time work, Skibinski is convinced that...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 3:55 PM
Lester Jerry Platt passed away June 26th 2012 after a very short battle with cancer. Unfortunately the cancer won, but he was ready to go and did so holding the hand of his daughter who loved him so very very much. He was a kind and gentle man and there...
| Jan 21, 2012
| 4:43 PM
The Rev. James Manship may never be canonized a saint, but some say he's certainly earned the wings of an angel.
The self-proclaimed "French-Canadian, kind of Yankee Catholic" pastor of St. Rose of Lima Church in New Haven has stuck his collar out more...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 3:16 AM
They were known as "Miller's boys," a small group of East Haven officers on the 4-to-midnight shift arrested Tuesday following a long federal investigation and charged with terrorizing Latinos who dared enter the town's borders.
| Jan 30, 2012
| 6:40 AM
Lima, Peru -- Civil defense officials reported nearly 100 injuries after a strong earthquake shook coastal Peru early Monday.
The magnitude 6.3 quake hit about 15 kilometers (9 miles) southeast of Ica, at a depth of 39.2 kilometers (24.4 miles), the U.S....
| Jul 16, 2012
| 9:50 PM
Former UC Irvine All-American Carson Clark had a match-best 18 kills and 19 points to lead the United States men's team to a 29-27, 25-20, 25-11 victory over Argentina in the final of the Pan American Cup on Saturday in Colorado Springs.
Clark, a 6-foot-...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 10:15 AM
While others take advantage of sight-seeing and beach retreats, members of Faith Chapel church will be dedicating their summer vacations to service.
Last week, members of the Johnstown-based church departed the city to spend nine days in Lima, Peru on a...
| Jul 28, 2012
| 6:14 AM
Puede decirse que hoy 28 de julio, el peruano Dennis Quiroz, más conocido como "Beto", tiene triple motivo para celebrar.
Quiroz, chef y propietario de Bravo! Gourmet Sandwich, en Fort Lauderdale, además de festejar las fiestas patrias de su natal Perú,...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 12:15 PM
In a series of changes aimed at improving its health profile, Walmart today launched its "Great For You" label that it will attach to a list of foods that meet certain health criteria.
Unsurprisingly, these foods make up only a tiny fraction of the...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 1:49 PM
Abbey Victor Kovens, a Baltimore travel agent who during the 1970s circled the world in record time, earning him a mention in the Guinness Book of World Records, died Wednesday of complications from heart disease at his Owings Mills home.
He was 67.
| Feb 28, 2012
| 11:06 AM
Lyric Opera of Chicago has shied away from commissioning any new operas over the last decade, at a time when other major American opera companies such as the Metropolitan Opera, San Francisco Opera, Houston Grand Opera and Los Angeles Opera have...